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Can You Cook Food on a Gas Fireplace?

Posted by Adam Scott on Nov 7, 2016 11:00:00 AM

No! It's a valid question though. 

Normally, we cook food on hot surfaces; therefore, a gas fireplace should be no different.

There are people who roast marshmallows over scented candles or hot dogs over a plastic-based flame. The thing is, we shouldn't be cooking those marshmallows or those hot dogs.

You certainly should not be cooking over a gas-burning fireplace.

And here's why!

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Topics: Home Safety Tip of the Week

Savvy|Smart|Sexy People Do Gas Fireplace Conversion

Posted by Adam Scott on Oct 25, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Gas fireplaces are great additions to a home for a number of reasons.

They look great, they're practical, they could even save you money.

In this article, we're going to explore in detail why the gas fireplace is the choice of the smart, savvy, sexy person in the 21st century.

Truly, there is no finer way for someone to go about heating their home!

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Topics: Gas Log Fireplace

5 Dangers That Can Be Affecting Your Home's Indoor Air Quality

Posted by Adam Scott on Oct 13, 2016 10:28:07 PM

5 DANGERS THAT CAN BE AFFECTING YOUR HOME'S INDOOR AIR QUALITY

Air isn't as light as it seems.  It's pushing on your skin right now with up to 15 pounds of pressure per square inch,a weight so familiar you can't feel it.  Your lungs feel it, though, especially when it's bogged down with toxins.  And while we tend to tink of air pollution as a outdoor threat, it can be even worse inside the buildings where we live and work containing;

  • VOCS
  • Mold and Mildew
  • Dust, Dander and Droppings
  • Combustion
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Topics: Indoor Air Quality

Clear and Unbiased Gas Fireplace Conversion Facts

Posted by Adam Scott on Oct 13, 2016 9:05:17 AM

If you want to change your wood burning fireplace to a natural gas fireplace conversions are an easy subject to get confused on; there's a lot of competing discussion about their pluses and minuses.

That's why we've put together this simple guide, some clear and unbiased facts about gas fireplace conversion without all the hype. With this info in mind, you'll be able to make an informed choice about whether a gas fireplace conversion is right for you.  

  • Expected Cost
  • Requirements
  • Considerations 

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Topics: Gas Log Fireplace

3 gas fireplace conversion Lessons You Can Benefit From Today

Posted by Adam Scott on Oct 6, 2016 6:46:00 PM

A gas fireplace represents a major investment in your home, and the process of buying and installing one can seem an intimidating prospect. But it doesn't need to be!

Here, we've put together three gas fireplace conversion lessons that you can benefit from today. With these tips in mind, the procedure should become much simpler and more transparent!

You will learn in debth why these are imortant lessons

  • Measure properly
  • Get the right permits
  • Make sure you have gas lines
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Topics: Gas Log Fireplace

Fast and easy gas fireplace conversion

Posted by Adam Scott on Oct 6, 2016 6:50:00 AM

Gas fireplaces are kind of scary. They're big, they look complicated, the word 'gas' seems to imply danger. If that's the only thing putting you off investing in one, however, there's no need to panic. The process of buying and installing a gas fireplace can actually be incredibly simple and extremely rewarding.

Here's a simple guide to starting the processes , and show you how to achieve a fast and easy gas fireplace conversion.

You will learn the basics on

  • Where to place your gas fireplace
  • Makeing sure it's vented properly
  • Choosing the right log set
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Topics: Gas Log Fireplace

3 Reasons Your Home Needs a Duct Cleaning

Posted by Adam Scott on Sep 9, 2016 11:27:44 AM

 3 Reasons Your Home Needs a Duct Cleaning


It's easy to forget about your air ducts; they're not the most exciting or attractive part of your home. They are, however, among the most important. A clean air duct is vital to ensuring the air that you breathe every day in your home is not going to contribute towards or worsen any health conditions; if they do, then your home will become practically unliveable, which simply isn't fair. Read why the EPA recommends you consider having your air ducts cleaned and how to know it's time.This is the sort of issue you really want to be on the safe side of.

 

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Topics: Indoor Air Quality, Duct Cleaning